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Olympic 400m champions Wayde van Niekerk belatedly confirmed he will defend his title at the Tokyo Games, finishing inside the qualifying time in Madrid on Saturday.
Hungary’s fans created a deafening wall of noise as their team walked around the new Puskas Arena on Saturday to receive the applause after their gritty 1-1 draw against world champions France.
Blessing Okagbare has set a new African record at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olympic Trials in Lagos.
Pop star turned swimmer Cody Simpson missed out on making Australia’s Tokyo Olympic team Thursday, but now has his sights set on Paris in 2024.
Two out of the seven countries confirmed for the invitational relays scheduled as part of Nigeria’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic trials have arrived Lagos for the event.
Following the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government, the need to keep all channels of engagement and information, especially social media platforms, with the citizenry open in order for the government to effectively tackle competitive misinformation and the spread of fake news has been emphasised.
A man slapped President Emmanuel Macron in the face on Tuesday during a walkabout in southern France.
Nigeria’s queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare, continued her splendid build-up to the Tokyo Olympics as she ran an impressive 10.98 secs to win the 100m women’s event at the P-T-S Meeting in Samorin, in the Slovak Republic.
A sad ending for a Manchester City side who tried until the last seconds of the match, but in the end they were unable to get past Mendy in the Chelsea goal. Mateu Lahoz's final whistle left a sad image for City fans and Argentians around the world - Sergio Aguero in tears.
Israel based Nigeria footballer Ibezito Ogbonna survived a rocket strike fired from Gaza during the 11 days clash between Israel and Gaza last week.
African record holder in the 200m and queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare, quest for podium performance at the forthcoming summer Tokyo Olympic has been given a huge boost following her adoption and six others by the Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to support their preparations.
USA Track and Field confirmed the tragic news on Wednesday after reports that his family had started a fundraiser with hopes of bringing him back to the US from Nigeria – where he was coaching sprinters – to receive medical care following a stroke last week.
Lee Edward Evans, the record-setting sprinter who wore a black beret in a sign of protest at the 1968 Olympics, passed on Wednesday in Nigeria. He was aged 74 years.
Cloudflare, which you may know as a provider of DNS services or the company telling you why the website you clicked on won’t load, wants to replace the “madness” of CAPTCHAs across the web with an entirely new system.
Brazil’s Charles Oliveira rallied with brutal efficiency to knock out American Michael Chandler early in the second round at UFC 262 in Houston, Texas, on Saturday and be crowned new lightweight champion.
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday cautioned drivers on excessive speed to reduce road accidents globally.
Simeon, ‘Simy’ Nwankwo’s Crotone made history by conceding their 91st goal of the season, but still managed to beat Hellas Verona 2-1 to leave the foot of the table.
Bridges in Lagos, particularly Apapa axis, are at risk of collapse because of the weight of parked heavy-duty trucks on them.
Tyson Fury gave short shrift to Anthony Joshua’s demand that he agrees terms for their £175million mega-fight.
The head of Ethiopia's Orthodox Church has said that atrocities amounting to genocide are being committed in Tigray, in his first comments on the conflict in the region that broke out in November and has killed thousands.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Thomas Mueller said confidence is now sky high in the Germany camp after getting their Euro 2020 campaign back on track with a 4-2 thumping of holders Portugal on Saturday.
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye (FUOYE), Ekiti State, Prof Abayomi Sunday Fasina, was on Thursday arrested by agents of the police’s Special Fraud Unit (SFU) on fraud allegations but was later granted administrative bail.
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday reacted to the comments made by Mr Jubrin Okutepa, the counsel to the state Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Olanrewaju, over the judgment on the case between the state government and the CJ.
United’s initial approach for the 21-year-old winger was worth an initial £67m plus add-ons which took the value of the offer to around £75m.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, remanded 25-year-old Nathaniel Oladiran at the correctional facility for alleged murder of a middle aged woman.